How Castlebridge In Wexford Became The Birthplace Of The Guinness World Records

The Model county is known for many things, but being the birthplace of the Guinness World Records often gets overlooked… Everybody at some point in their lives has seen a copy of the Guinness World Records. Chock-full with bizarre facts, fascinating stories and interesting titbits, the Guinness World Records is the absolute go-to guide for …

‘The New Ross Hero’: The Story Of Martin Doyle

The period of 1914-1923 was a period of near constant war in Ireland... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); From the Wexford MP John Redmond appealing to the young men of the country to play their part in “…the defence of the highest principles of religion and morality and right…” and to enlist in the British …

Who Fears Speak Of ’93? Wexford’s Forgotten Rebellion And Its Mysterious Monument

When one thinks of rebellious activity in county Wexford in the 1790s, inevitably the events of the 1798 rebellion come to mind... Indeed, the rebellion of ’98 was the most eventful and prolonged uprising of that decade, but it was by no means the only one. In nearly every nook and cranny across county Wexford, …

COLUMN: Michael O’Hanrahan – Wexford’s Martyr Of The Easter Rising In 1916

Throughout the annals of the history of county Wexford, there are many exemplary instances of heroic sacrifices in service of the cause of liberty, justice, and the Irish Republic... In the earlier days of British rule within the country following the plantations, there were very few shows of resistance against the occupying force which did …